Ministers cut away at 'kula' controversy

  • 2003-07-24
  • Ieva Tuna
RIGA - Three ministers broke a sweat this week cutting grass in a public relations stunt aimed at raising awareness about the dangers of perennial dry-grass fires that scorch vast areas of land, damage property and take people's lives.After a brief press conference held on July 21 near a shed located on the edge of an overgrown meadow at Kemeri National Park, Agriculture Minister Martins Roze, Environment Minister Raimonds Vejonis and Interior Minister Maris Gulbis each grabbed a scythe and reaped a few meters of tall grass."Understandably, the three of us won't go around all of the country...
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